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How the Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren Scandal 

— and his Mother-in-Law’s Hospitalization plays in Sweden

How the Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren Scandal — and his Mother-in-Law’s Hospitalization plays in Sweden

      The Tiger Woods saga took an unexpected turn yesterday when Woods’ mother-in-law, Barbro Holmberg, was rushed to a Florida hospital with stomach pains. Holmberg had flown from her home in Sweden to visit her daughter, Elin Nordegren,  in the wake of allegations of Woods’ extramarital affairs. (On his Web site Woods said only that “I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart.”)...

 Woman taken by ambulance from Tiger Woods' home

Woman taken by ambulance from Tiger Woods' home

  An ambulance responded early Tuesday to a call for medical assistance from the Florida home of Tiger Woods, US media reported. Local television in the Orlando, Florida area where Woods resides said a call for an ambulance was received from the Woods home at 2:36 am (0736 GMT). News footage showed an unidentified blonde woman arriving at an area hospital on a gurney reportedly from the Woods home.     The log showed the patient...

Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club

  Augusta National Golf Club, located in the American city of Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous and exclusive golf clubs in the world. Founded by Bobby Jones on the site of a former tree nursery, the club opened for play in January 1933. Since 1934 it has been host of the annual Masters Tournament, one of the four major championships in professional golf.   Overview Augusta National is generally regarded as the most revered golf course on...

Woods to be honorary captain

Woods to be honorary captain

  STANFORD, Calif. -- Tiger Woods will be an honorary captain for Stanford when the Cardinal (No. 17 BCS, No. 14 AP) take on rival California in the Big Game on Saturday. Coach Jim Harbaugh says it will be an honor to share the sidelines with "the greatest competitor of our generation." Woods has won 14 major championships and is the top-ranked golfer in the world. He will also be honored at halftime when he will be presented with a plaque signifying...

Mickelson holds off Els in China

Mickelson holds off Els in China

  American Phil Mickelson edged out Ernie Els by a shot to win the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai. South African Els applied the pressure with a course record nine-under-par 63. But overnight leader Mickelson held his nerve on the final hole, despite finding rough twice, to finish with a 69 for a 17-under-par total. Ryan Moore carded 68 to finish third, with Rory McIlroy boosting his Race to Dubai bid after a brilliant 63 earned fourth at 14 under par....

Tiger Woods to become first billionaire sportsman by 2010

Tiger Woods to become first billionaire sportsman by 2010

  Tiger Woods is on pace to pass $1 billion in career earning by 2010, becoming the world’s first billionaire to accumulate his fortune by playing sports, says Forbes Magazine. The 14-time major championship winner earned $115 million in 2007 alone, said the American magazine, which annually ranks the world’s richest people with its Forbes’ celebrity 100 list. English footballer David Beckham was the second sportsman on the list with earnings...

Golf, rugby added for 2016 and 2020

Golf, rugby added for 2016 and 2020

  COPENHAGEN -- After more than a century on the sidelines, golf will return to the Olympics at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Rugby, last played in 1924, is coming back as well. Both were reinstated for the 2016 and 2020 Games after a vote Friday by the International Olympic Committee. They are the first sports added since triathlon and taekwondo joined the program for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Each sport received majority support in separate votes after...

Gary Player at vanguard of golf course development in Bulgaria

Gary Player at vanguard of golf course development in Bulgaria

  Gary Player is making a significant impact to popularize golf in Bulgaria with the design of two Gary Player Signature Courses. The prolific designer of golf courses around the globe continues to break new ground in countries where the sport is emerging. For three years, Player has made numerous site visits to his two high-profile Bulgarian projects near Varna, Thracian Cliffs and BlackSeaRama. On July 18, Player will be present for the official grand...

2019 Presidents Cup might be in China

2019 Presidents Cup might be in China

  PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said the tour has agreed to look into the possibility of staging the Presidents Cup in China in 2019, which he said might be enough time for China to set a goal of having a player capable of competing in the matches, or worthy enough to be a captain's pick. If that's the case, it would leave the 2015 competition open for an international venue. Finchem is intrigued by the idea that the Presidents Cup head to South...

Появиха се фалшиви билети за Ryder Cup 2010

Появиха се фалшиви билети за Ryder Cup 2010

Появилите се фалшиви билети могат да станат причина много от желаещите да наблюдават турнира Ryder Cup в крайна сметка да останат разочаровани, предупредиха организаторите на надпреварата. Отборното състезание между съставите на Европа и САЩ винаги предизвиква...